Tag: Nuclear proliferation

CIA’s Brennan: Iran knows it would face consequences for nuclear program

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WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said Iran realizes that it will face “tremendous costs and consequences” if it decides to move ahead with an effort to develop nuclear weapons. “I think they realize

CIA director: ISIS engaged in “active external plotting”

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There is no “credible evidence” that militants within the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL) are plotting strikes against the United States to coincide with the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, CIA Director

ISIS Baffling U.S. Intelligence Agencies

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The U.S. intelligence community is still trying to answer basic questions about the jihadists who tried to wipe out Iraq’s remaining Yazidis and who now threaten to overrun the capital of the country’s Kurdish provinces. In a briefing for reporters

Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear intelligence

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Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts and other issues, according to cybersecurity investigators. Using an

Hackers steal and publish e-mails from U.N. nuclear agency

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Hackers have made their way into one of the servers of the United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency, according to Reuters. The agency confirmed that the hackers stole information and published it online. "The IAEA deeply regrets this publication of

The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974

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U.S. Intelligence Downplayed the Chances of an Indian Nuclear Test in 1974 Despite "Apparently Reliable and Seemingly Credible" Reports to the Contrary Low Priority for Intelligence Collection Meant that Test Preparations Could Go Undetected Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized